Amazon offers Medicaid recipients a big Prime discount

Amazon is offering Medicaid recipients a discount on Prime membership.

Medicaid recipients can get Prime membership benefits for $5.99 a month. The discount is more than half off the normal monthly fee of $12.99. Medicaid recipients can now qualify for the discounted membership to popular Prime offerings, including Prime Video, Prime Music, Prime Reading and free shipping Amazon.com purchases.

Amazon already offers a Prime discount for people who use food stamps, and with the expansion to low-income…